Thomas M. Lenney

Thomas M. Lenney

Attorney at Law


The Lenney Law Firm, LLC, Morristown, NJ 2014 – 2018

Skilled attorney practicing law in New Jersey since 1996 in the areas of real estate, general civil litigation and business law. Experienced trial attorney appearing in the state and federal courts of New Jersey litigating a wide variety of civil cases including: Commercial litigation, Shareholder disputes, Business break-ups, Employment matters, Personal injury, Workers’ compensation, Municipal Court violations and Foreclosure defense.

Arseneault & Fassett, LLP, Chatham, NJ 2001 – 2014

  • Engaged in the practice of commercial litigation in the state and federal courts of New Jersey including business disputes in the Chancery Division
  • Experience in the real estate field includes construction litigation, condemnation, foreclosure, land use, tax appeals, development and redevelopment a we as residential closings including short sales
  • Served as general counsel to small to medium size New Jersey corporations
  • Represented and counseled New Jersey law enforcement representatives concerning administrative grievance/disciplinary proceedings and criminal investigations
  • Defense of personal injury, errors and omissions and employment claims on behalf of both private and public entities

Schwartz, Simon, Edelstein, Celso & Kessler, LLP, Florham Park, NJ, 1999 – 2002

  • Specialized in the representation of New Jersey public entities and institutions concerning labor, employment and construction matters
  • Engaged in private sector complex commercial litigation including shareholder disputes and creditor rights actions in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Chancery Division


  • University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, JD 1994
  • Providence College, BA 1992
  • Seton Hall Preparatory School


  • Admitted to the Bar in NJ and Michigan
  • U.S. District Court of New Jersey, New York and Michigan
  • Morris County Bar Association
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America

Recent Cases

  • Successful defense, settlement and trials of multiple catastrophic injury claims on behalf of a New Jersey public entity stemming from a multi-vehicle collision occurring in the Lincoln Tunnel
  • Resolution of LLC Deadlock action pending in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Morris County Chancery Division
  • Dismissal of DWI charges pending in Passaic County municipality
  • Defense of Non-Compete and Non-Solicitation claims brought by employer against two former employees that formed competing business
  • Partition action related to Hudson County multi-family dwelling
  • Defense of malpractice claims against a real estate professional concerning a development project